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The Physics of Ultrasound 5: Hemodynamic Mechanics

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: March 8, 2018
Expiration date: March 7, 2021
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Description:

This course introduces you to the hemodynamic mechanics that underlies the acquisition and processing of ultrasonic wavesfor the production and interpretation of meaningful images.

Please note this course includes a Reference section. For accurate completion status, you MUST review the reference section.

You Will Learn

  • Amplifying the clinical utility of Doppler imaging by applying 2 physical principles: the Bernoulli Principle and the Conservation of Mass

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close that tab.

Robert H Thiele, MD

Dr. Thiele attended medical school at Vanderbilt, completed his internship at Northwestern, his anesthesiology residency at UVA and his critical care fellowship at Duke. He is board certified in anesthesiology, critical care, and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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